Standen House and Garden

Important notice -

Standen is closed on Monday 11 December due to adverse weather conditions.

Arts and Crafts family home with Morris & Co. interiors, set in a beautiful hillside garden

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Standen House and Garden

Things to see and do 

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What's on 

Plan your Christmas visit

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Upcoming events

Timorous Beasties' Tree at Standen

Tue 12 Dec 2017
Following the success of the tree designed by Kaffe Fassett last year and Zandra Rhodes in 2015, Timorous Beasties will be the radical designers of this years' tree at Standen.


Tue 12 Dec 2017
Designer Will Shannon uses Arts & Crafts principles of using local materials and traditional handcrafted skills to make 'Bothy'. Stop for a while as you walk round the garden to discover this small folly like space.

A Standen family Christmas through the ages

Tue 12 Dec 2017
See the rooms at Standen decorated for Christmas from Victorian to modern day, reflecting different eras in the houses's history.

Christmas crafts selling exhibition

Tue 12 Dec 2017
Our popular Christmas selling exhibition returns with local crafts and art pieces from artists of the Sussex Guild.

The Standen Collection

Tue 12 Dec 2017
Designers Peter Thwaites and Rebecca Aird have been commissioned to create a collection of modern hand-printed fabrics and wallpapers for Standen, using inspiration gathered by visitors, volunteers and staff. See their designs in our newly opened...

Stories with Woodland Santa

Sat 16 Dec 2017
Visit Santa's woodland grotto and enjoy a magical Christmas Story in in the company of the man himself.
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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

The Morris Apartment, self-catering accomodation at Standen, West Sussex

Stay here 

Stay inside the original family rooms in the house at Standen in a cosy apartment decorated in the Morris & Co. style.

Standen House and Garden

Get involved

Get involved by volunteering at Standen, West Sussex

Join our team 

We wouldn't work without our team of dedicated volunteers who help us run and look after Standen. Take a look at what they get up to and how to get involved yourself.

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Tour group at Standen

Bring a party 

Book a house or garden tour for your group on a visit to Standen and learn more about the Arts and Crafts movement.

Standen House and Garden


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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Standen House and Garden on the National Trust Collections website